Education


 

  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1988
  • Ph.D., English Literature, University of California at Los Angeles, 1980
  • B.A., English Literature, Summa Cum Laude, Princeton University, 1974        

 

 

Employment


  • Royall Professor, Harvard Law School, Spring 2006-Present
  • Professor, Harvard Law School, Fall 2000-Fall 2006
  • Ibrahim Shehata Senior Fellow, American University in Cairo, January Term 2008
  • Visiting Professor, Tel Aviv University School of Law, March-April 2005
  • Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, Fall 1999
  • Professor, Stanford Law School, 1995 – 2000 (Associate Professor, 1991-1995)
  • Associate, Litigation, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Boston, 1989-1991
  • Judicial Clerk, Judge Gilbert S. Merritt, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Nashville, 1988-1989
  • Law Clerk, Silverglate, Gertner, Fine & Good, Boston, Summer 1987
  • Thomas Emerson Fellow, Connecticut Civil Liberties Union, Hartford, 1986-1987
  • Law Clerk, Employment Law Center, San Francisco, Summer 1986
  • Assistant Professor of English, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, 1980-1985
  • Teaching Fellow, UCLA, Los Angeles, 1976-1978

Academic Honors


 

  • Levitt Lecturer on Justice and Security, Hamilton College, January-February 2018

  • Socrates Distinction, Faculty of Law of the Universitad de los Andes, September 2015

  • Third Annual Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Memorial Lecturer, Boston University, January 2013

  • Weyrauch Lecturer, University of Florida, October 2012
  • Association for Law, Humanities & Culture J.B. White Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to Law & the Humanities, February 2012
  • Law & Humanities Distinguished Lecturer, USC Gould School of Law, January 2011
  • Dyson Lecturer, Pace Law School, November 2010
  • Or Emet Lecturer, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, October 2003
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, January 2003
  • Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecturer, Duke University School of Law, November 2002
  • Messenger Lecturer, Cornell University, Fall 2001
  • Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellow, University of California at Irvine, Spring 2001
  • Inaugural Lecturer, New York University Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, Fall 2000
  • NEH Fellowship for University Teachers, 2000-01
  • 2000 Distinguished Lecturer, Davis Law School and McGeorge Law School, February 2000
  • Francis Biddle Memorial Lecture, Harvard Law School, Spring 1998
  • Robert E. Paradise Faculty Scholar for Excellence in Teaching and Research, Stanford Law School,1996
  • Irvine Foundation Grant, Stanford University, 1994
  • OTL Research Incentive Fund Grant, Stanford University, 1992-1993
  • Founding and Executive Editor, Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, 1987-1989
  • Margaret Bundy Scott Fellow, Hamilton College, 1983-1984
  • Lily Bess Campbell Dissertation Fellow, UCLA, 1979-1980
  • Chancellor’s Intern Fellow, UCLA, 1975-1979
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Princeton University, 1974